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CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Colombo, Sri Lanka

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

26 January 2016

 

Religious dignitaries

Hon. Gamini  Jayawickrema  Perera,  Minister for Sustainable Development and Wildlife 

Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance

Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Members of Parliament, Diplomats, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen and dear children.

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Keynote Address by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Keynote Address

'CITES and wildlife trade – how CITES works and how it links to wildlife tourism’

John E. Scanlon

Secretary-General, CITES Secretariat

Colombo, Sri Lanka 25 January 2016

 

Call for entries: poster design contest for World Wildlife Day 2016

The 182nd Party to CITES: Tajikistan

19 January 2016:  The CITES Secretariat is pleased to welcome the Republic of Tajikistan as the 182nd Party to CITES.
 
Tajikistan is situated in Central Asia, bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east.
 

A good week for wildlife – CITES meeting takes bold decisions in fight against illicit wildlife trafficking and on ensuring sustainability

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Wildlife Crime Consortium launches enforcement indicators for wildlife and forest crime and a new global programme

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Wildlife Crime Consortium launches enforcement indicators for wildlife
and forest crime and a new global programme

 

New tool launched to showcase the important role of local communities in sustainable management of CITES-listed species

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

World’s wildlife trade regulator meets to assess compliance with multilateral rules, strengthen measures to prevent extinctions and tackle illicit trafficking

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Opening remarks by Chairman of the Standing Committee at the 66th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

Opening Remarks
by Mr Øystein Størkersen, Chairman of the Standing Committee

at the Sixty-sixth meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 11 January 2016

Opening Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General at the Sixty-sixth meeting of the Standing Committee

Sixty-sixth meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 11 January 2016

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General

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